How Marymount elevates transfer students’ success

How Marymount elevates transfer students' success

  Marymount University recognizes the integral role that transfer students play within its community. Their varied experiences, skills and perspectives enrich its academic environment in countless ways. However, despite their immense value, transfer students often encounter unique challenges that can complicate their educational journey. Marymount is dedicated to helping these students overcome obstacles and equipping […]

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Marymount makes gains in diversity, social mobility and strength of Nursing program in latest national rankings from U.S. News & World Report

Marymount makes gains in diversity, social mobility and strength of Nursing program in latest national rankings from U.S. News & World Report

  After gaining national recognition for the first time by U.S. News & World Report one year ago, Marymount University continues to climb in multiple national categories in the organization’s latest Best Colleges Rankings. Marymount ranked third overall among all Virginia private institutions that are classified as national universities. The University also jumped 38 spots […]

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Preparing tomorrow’s Catholic school leaders is Marymount professor’s passion

Catholic School Leadership Program director reflects on her career

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we hear from Sr. Patricia Helene Earl, Professor of Education and Director of Marymount University’s Catholic School Leadership Program (CSLP), and learn about her roots in Catholic education, the CSLP mission and her unwavering faith and love for Marymount and the Catholic community as a whole. Why Marymount? […]

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MedStar Health opens new urgent care location at Marymount’s Ballston Center

MedStar Health opens new urgent care location at Marymount’s Ballston Center

  Within Marymount University’s Ballston Center, MedStar Health has opened a new urgent care location to serve the surrounding community of Arlington, Va., including Marymount students, faculty and staff. The location occupies a 3,600-square-foot space on the first floor with six exam rooms, a lab area and 14 dedicated garage parking spaces with two hours […]

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How to write a great scholarship application

How to write a great scholarship application

  Are you beginning to search and apply for college scholarships? Marymount University’s Admissions team has seen many applications, read numerous essays and sat through a number of interviews with applicants for prestigious awards. Based on these experiences, here are a few tips to keep in mind as you begin to apply for scholarships. 1. […]

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Interior Design alumna named 2023 ‘Ones to Watch’ award winner

Interior Design alumna named 2023 ‘Ones to Watch’ award winner

  Cathleen Gruver, an award-winning interior designer and 2015 graduate of Marymount University’s Interior Design master’s program, has been named a 2023 ‘Ones to Watch’ award winner by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). ASID’s ‘Ones to Watch’ program identifies and recognizes rising leaders in the interior design industry who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential […]

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Why you should visit colleges during your junior year

Why you should visit colleges during your junior year

  It’s your junior year of high school, and you’re eagerly awaiting all the treats your senior year has to offer — prom, senior privileges, graduation and college decisions! But try not to put off college visits, tours or interviews to your senior year. Exploring your college options during your junior year will give you […]

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Marymount’s Salvatore Pirrone selected for COVID-19 memorial commemoration

Marymount's Salvatore Pirrone selected for COVID-19 memorial commemoration

  Salvatore Pirrone, a tenured associate professor of Interior Architecture and Design at Marymount University, has been selected to commemorate a COVID-19 art memorial in Fairfax County. Pirrone will collaborate with Miriam Gusevich, a Cuban-American environmental artist, architect, scholar and educator based in Washington, D.C. She was a tenured professor at Catholic University from 2000-2020, […]

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Record-setting Class of 2027 arrives at MU on Week of Welcome

Record-setting Class of 2027 arrives at MU on Week of Welcome

  Following a groundbreaking admissions cycle leading up to the 2023-2024 academic year, Marymount University’s campus in Arlington is alive once again with students moved in, classes in session and activities underway. The institution set record numbers for inquiries received (12,752), campus visits from prospective students (1,146) and submitted applications (3,610) ahead of the Fall […]

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Marymount hosts Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit

Marymount hosts eighth annual Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit

  On Tuesday, more than 200 business, government and community leaders from across the region gathered at Marymount University’s Ballston Center for the sold-out Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit. With a keynote speech from U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the event offered the opportunity for elected leaders at various levels in Northern Virginia to discuss important […]

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